Baird Adds The Planning Group of the Northwest to Anchorage Wealth Management Office

Anchorage, Alaska – Nov. 30, 2017 Baird, an international, employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm, announced today that it has added a veteran financial advisor team, The Planning Group of the Northwest. Financial Advisors Margaret R. Price, CFP®, Sarah K. Springer, CFP®, and Grant F. Shearer all join as Managing Directors and will work from Baird’s Anchorage wealth management office located at 3800 Centerpoint Drive.

Price brings nearly 35 years of industry experience to Baird. She received a bachelor’s degree from Montana State University-Bozeman.

Springer over 15 years of industry experience to Baird and earned a bachelor of business administration degree in finance and marketing from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash.

Shearer joins Baird with nearly 20 years of industry experience. He earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University-Chino.

Baird’s Private Wealth Management business encompasses approximately 860 financial advisors serving clients through 90 locations in 29 states, and has client assets of $126 billion.

About Baird
Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than 3,400 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird has $171billion in client assets. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 4 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017 – its 14th consecutive year on the list. Baird is the marketing name of Baird Financial Group. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s investment banking and private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s Web site at

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